How to Install-Enable Unrar Support on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid GNU-Linux

February 23, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Installing Unrar on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Unrar and Enable it on Archive Manager for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet i386/amd64 GNU+Linux.

RAR is a win.rar proprietary archive file format that supports data compression, error recovery and file spanning.

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To Install Unrar for Ubuntu You have 2 Choices:

  • Install ‘Unrar’ by Software Center
  • Install ‘Unrar’ by Command Line

Installing Unrar by Ubuntu Software Center

  1. Open Ubuntu Software Center.

    Install Unrar on Ubuntu Software Center - Open Ubuntu Software Center

  2. Search for “unrar”
    Select & Click on Install Button.

    Installing Unrar Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Installing by Ubuntu Software Center

Installing Unrar on Command Line

  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Unrar Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Open Terminal
  2. Installing UnRar for Ubuntu.

    sudo apt-get install unrar

Then You’ll be able on Desktop to Extract the RAR & Jar Files with a simple Double-Click on Ubuntu Desktop :)

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